Peru, Cusco, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Peru, Cusco, Civil Registration, 1889-1997 .
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|Flag of the Republic of Peru|
|Location of Cusco, Peru|
|Record Type:||Civil Registration|
|Title in the Language:||Perú, Cusco, Registro Civil|
|Archivo Regional de Cusco, Wanchaq (Cusco Regional Archives, Wanchaq).|
- 1 What is in the Collection?
- 2 What Can this Collection Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search the Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing this Collection
- 7 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in the Collection?
This Collection includes records of civil registration records of births, marriages, and deaths from several provinces in the department of Cusco in Perú from 1889 to 1997.
The collection also includes some baptisms housed at the Archivo Regional (Regional Archives) de Cusco.
Additional images will be published as they become available.
Reading These Records
To Browse this Collection
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What Can this Collection Tell Me?
The information in each record varies by year.
|Birth records||Marriage records||Death records|
|Date and place of registration||Date and place of registration||Time, date, and place of registration|
|Name and gender of child||Names of the bride and groom||Name, gender, and age of deceased|
|Date, time, and place of birth||Date and place of marriage||Cause of death|
|Legitimacy||Groom’s age, civil status, nationality, race and occupation||Date, place, and time of death|
|Religious affiliation||Bride’s age, civil status, nationality, race, and occupation||Civil status, and occupation of deceased|
|Parents’ names, ages, origin, and residence||Bride and groom’s religious affiliation||Parents’ names, if deceased is a minor|
|Witnesses’ name, age, civil status, and residence||Names, residences, and ages of witnesses||Presenter’s name, age and occupation|
|Sometimes, grandparents’ names||Presenter’s origin, nationality, and residence|
|Names of witnesses|
As of 12 December 2016 this collection included records from the following provinces.
How Do I Search the Collection?
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Citing this Collection
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